Holly Williams

Holly Williams is an arts and features writer for The Independent on Sunday.
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Lott’s magnetism shines in seedier take on Breakfast at Tiffany’s

She’s famous for her little black dress, but Holly Golightly’s shoes are what you’ve got to worry about filling. Because they’re already firmly occupied in most people’s minds by Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 film of Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Hoping to shoo her ghost away is Pixie Lott, pop star turned actress, who plays the girl-about-town in American playwright Richard Greenberg’s stage version of Truman Capote’s novella. 

From Jane Austen to George RR Martin: the novella is back

Small but perfectly formed: the novella is back. The slim little sister of your regular novel, a novella is usually defined as coming in under 50,000 words. But any long short story or short novel may slip into the category. 

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